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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks basketball team is the men's basketball team that represents Stephen F. Austin State University (popularly abbreviated as SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. (All SFA women's teams are known as Ladyjacks.) The school's team currently competes in the Southland Conference. In the 2013–2014 season the men's basketball team had its most successful year so far by going 32–3 in the regular season and 18–0 in conference play. They won 29 games in a row including the conference semi-final and finals and the second round of the NCAA Tournament. SFA repeated the same feat in their 2015– 2016 season by going 18–0 in conference and reaching the second round of the NCAA once again.

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
2018–19 Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks basketball team
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UniversityStephen F. Austin State University
Head coachKyle Keller (3rd season)
LocationNacogdoches, Texas
ArenaWilliam R. Johnson Coliseum
(Capacity: 7,203)
ColorsPurple and White[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

NCAA Tournament Round of 32
2014, 2016
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Conference Tournament Champions
Southland: 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Lone Star: 1983
Conference Regular Season Champions
2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Postseason appearancesEdit

NCAA TournamentEdit

The Lumberjacks have appeared in five NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 2–5.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
2009 #14 First Round #3 Syracuse L 44–59
2014 #12 Second Round
Third Round
#5 VCU
W 77–75OT
L 60–77
2015 #12 Second Round #5 Utah L 50–57
2016 #14 First Round
Second Round
#3 West Virginia
#6 Notre Dame
W 70–56
L 75–76
2018 #14 First Round #3 Texas Tech L 60–70


The Lumberjacks have appeared in three National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1987 First Round
Second Round
James Madison
Arkansas–Little Rock
W 70–63
L 48–54
2008 First Round Massachusetts L 60–80
2013 First Round Stanford L 57–58


The Lumberjacks have appeared in one Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2017 First Round Idaho L 50–73


  1. ^ SFA Official University Identity Standards (PDF). Retrieved April 2, 2016.

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